Monday, January 17, 2022
Economic Commission for Africa’s Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, has called on China to honour the pledge made by President Xi Jinping on his country’s participation in the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI), which she said, “would go a...
PRESS RELEASE – Having produced half a million protective aprons for front line health care workers, Nissan Sunderland is handing over the project reins to HMP Northumberland. A 57-strong team of staff volunteers at the plant have manufactured the aprons...
PRESS RELEASE – The African Development Bank has concluded its bid to co-finance the construction of Mozambique’s integrated Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plant by signing a senior loan of $400 million for the transformational project. The Mozambique LNG Area 1...
As part Africa.com’s webinar series Crisis Management for African Business Leaders, Dr. James Mwangi, Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings and Executive Chairman of the Equity Group Foundation is set to be featured in a fireside chat...
The coronavirus outbreak has massively accelerated the growth of the digital commerce market, with millions of people choosing webshops instead of brick-and-mortar stores amid COVID-19 lockdown. According to data gathered by ForexSchoolOnline.com, the global digital commerce industry is expected to...
Collection of Chinese renminbi yuan banknotes. 1 ⁄ 10 yuan to 10 yuan notes are of the fourth series of the renminbi. 20 to 100 yuan (red) are of the fifth series of the renminbi. The polymer note on...
During warm ENSO episodes, the normal patterns of tropical precipitation and atmospheric circulation become disrupted. Related image: Image: La Nina regional impacts  BY FRANCIS GHESQUIERE & NICHOLAS JONES It was recorded by the Spanish conquistadors and triggered famines that have been linked to...
By Staff Reporter   The carcass of a dead cow lies in the Black Umfolozi River, dry from the effects of the latest severe drought, in the Nongoma district northwest of Durban. –AFP file pic MOLATEDI, South Africa: In the middle of...
Juliáo Chiburre, chief secretary of Magude town council, wears a neat stripy shirt, a khaki jacket, and a mournful air: the 36-year-old Mozambican bureaucrat is at his wit's end. Surrounded by files, he goes over the dilemmas familiar to...
  English: Kariba Dam, Zimbabwe. Photo converted from 35mm slide film to digital. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Workers at Sino-Zimbabwe are sure that poor workmanship by the Chinese has led to the current electricity woes currently affecting the country. Some Zimbabwe Electricity Supply...

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